Alisa Melekhina updates CLO readers on the World Women's Team Championship, currently underway in Chengdu, China.
The National Junior High School Championships are underway in Louisville, Kentucky. Top seeds include David Peng in the K-9 and Marcus Miyasaka and Maggie Feng in the K-8.
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The registration deadline for the 2015 North American Youth is April 28th, 2 PM CST and the registration deadline for the 2015 Pan American Youth is May 11th, 2 PM CST. Contact Jerry Nash for further information.
Eric Rosen details his final IM norm performance at the Philadelphia Open, including tips for quick improvement. He also covers the tournament's show stealer, 5-year-old Rachael Li, who scored 5.5/7 in the Under 1100 section.
At 10:30 am on April 25, The Lehigh Valley Chess Association hosts the 1st Bruce Alberston Memorial Chess Tournament at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
IM John Donaldson reports on the 2015 World Team Championship, underway now in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia.
The record-breaking All-Girls Nationals ended with Becca Lampman winning the Under 18 section on tiebreak. Catalania Foothills won the team division while Maya Behura (pictured) swept the Under 8 section.
The World Team Championship (Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, April 18-29, 2015) and World Women's Team Championship (Chengdu, April 18-29) are both underway.
Kostya Kavutskiy explores his complicated history of meeting the Open Sicilian and how he came to write a book on taking it head on with 3.d4.
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center is ecstatic to bring together the 13th World Chess Champion Kasparov and famed English GM Nigel Short for a two-day exhibition match at the end of April, as the first installment of its Battle ...
GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Irina Krush won the 2015 US Chess Championships and US Women's. At the closing ceremony, Jean Hoffman of the USCF announced that the 2016 events would also be in America's chess capital.
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